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Record 3823

Reading Experience:

'Tchehov [Chekhov] makes me feel that this longing to write stories of such uneven length is quite justified. Geneva is a long story, and Hamilton is very short [...] Tchehov is quite right about women; yes, he is quite right.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Apr 1917 and 31 Oct 1917
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: city: Chelsea
specific address: 141A Church St
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:Katherine Mansfield
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 14 Oct 1888
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Novelist and Critic
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: New Zealand
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Anton Chekhov
Title: Geneva
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 3823  
Source - Print  
  Author: Katherine Mansfield
  Editor: J Middleton Murry
  Title: Journal of Katherine Mansfield
  Place of Publication: Hamburg Paris Bologna
  Date of Publication: 1935
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 84
  Additional comments: diary entry dated summer 1917

Citation: Katherine Mansfield, J Middleton Murry (ed.), Journal of Katherine Mansfield (Hamburg Paris Bologna, 1935), p. 84,, accessed: 21 February 2024

Additional comments:



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